Government Announcements

The government must ensure that the spending cuts to be announced in the forthcoming comprehensive spending review do not put the brakes on economic growth, the CBI has argued.

The government’s review of planned regulation to give employees the right to request time to train is a litmus test of its commitment to reducing the burden of business regulation, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has said.

Taxpayers who owe HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) more than £2,000 as a result of PAYE coding errors will not be charged interest on the sums.

A leading business group has expressed worries over suggestions that employees’ gross pay could be transferred to a central HM Revenue and Customs’ computer.

The government should adopt a radical approach to reversing the rising tide of red tape that the manufacturers’ organisation, the EEF, says is hampering business growth and investment.

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